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Mexico’s Grain Production Falls, Imports Rise

By KELIN DILLON Mexico’s domestic grain production has fallen throughout the administration of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), as the production of widely consumed products like corn, sorghum and wheat has dropped off, while Mexico has increased its international grain imports in turn in an effort to keep up with consumer demand. According to the Secretariat of Agriculture

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Drought in Mexico Worsens as AMLO Ignores Climate Change

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS A long-term drought has struck more than two-thirds of Mexico’s farmlands, and environmentalists are warning that the situation is only going to get worse in the weeks ahead due to soaring temperatures, severe crop damage and impending water supply shortages. But as experts desperately try to sound the alarm that climate change is already taking a toll

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